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CARLTON FLETCHER: Republican appointees crucial to ACA, gay marriage decisions

OPINION: Conservatives’ finger-pointing hollow following Supreme Court votes

The deciding votes on two key Supreme Court rulings were cast by Republican-appointed justices.

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MICHAEL GERSON: Congress' Iran moment

OPINION: Some in Congress believe Obama is too far along in Iran negotiations to say no to a bad deal

Now (it seems) we are about to see the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act in action. The law dangles an incentive for the Obama administration to conclude a final deal by July 9. If it meets that deadline and provides all the relevant documentation, Congress gets just 30 days to act on a resolution of disapproval. If the timing slips past July 9, Congress has 60 days to act.

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MANDY FLYNN: Uh, That was the coffee talking

FEATURES COLUMN: Mrs. Olson would be proud

It’s a wonder I didn’t drink coffee earlier in life, considering I remember coffee being around our house since the beginning of time.

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KIRSTEN LUPINSKI: Mac & cheese can be a healthier choice

HEALTH & FITNESS: Add nutrition to a kids favorite

Kids will eat more nutritious food, as long as you sneak it in.

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BARRY LEVINE: Happy 60th birthday rock n roll

OLD ROCKER: Bill Haley’s hit song credits as the first rock n roll song

During the 1970s, Bill Haley fell victim to alcoholism and died on Feb. 9, 1981, at his home in Harlingen, Texas.

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BOB KORNEGAY: Nothing better than fishing

Outdoors: Fishing with friends and family are the best

After catching a nice rainbow trou, my mind began to wander - How many creek banks has this 62-year-old posterior rested upon?

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking back at signs of summer | QUIZ QUIZ

HISTORY: Nothing says summer like fresh watermelon.

Read some facts about watermelon, swimming, air conditioning and more.

Albany Area Community Calendar - July 5-13, 2015

A weekly calendar of civic club and organization meetings, reunions, volunteering opportunities, classes and seminars, and other notices.

The Albany Area Community Calendar is published Sundays. To have your item included, email southview@albanyherald.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday before Sunday publication.

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Medical College of Georgia Photo Gallery

Medical College of Georgia Southwest Campus celebrates 10th anniversary.

Merle Haggard on stage in Tifton

Country music legend Merle Haggard and rising star Craig Campbell hit the stage Wednesday for a show at the UGA Conference Center in Tifton. (Staff photos: Mary Braswell)

Fans get ready for Merle Haggard concert

Country music legend Merle Haggard and rising star Craig Campbell drew a big crowd Wednesday at the UGA Conference Center in Tifton. (Photos: Mary Braswell)

Things to do in Albany on the Fourth

There are plenty of holiday weekend options for Albany area residents.

X-Bots 'Recycled Rush' in Albany

Robotics teams from Dougherty County and throughout Georgia come to the Albany Civic Center for the city's first X-bots regional event, hosted by Albany Technical College and GeorgiaFIRST>


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